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Configure ssl to non-ssl reverse proxy

Posted on 2012-09-18
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Last Modified: 2012-09-22
I have a site where the primary web server (the one that initially handles http requests) acts as a reverse proxy for another web-server on another machine, we'll call them webserver A and B. Both A and B are apache. What I would like to do is set up A to use SSL to the browser while A communicates with B (behind the firewall) using basic http. The issue I'm having is that when I access my site initially using https://sitename, I get the page I want in the browser, but subsequent urls are converted over to http://sitename.

Is what I'm trying to do possible or will I also need to convert webserver B over to using SSL as well?
Question by:opike
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Matt V earned 2000 total points
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Maybe something like this on server A:

<VirtualHost www.domainA.com:443
<Location />
ProxyPass http://www.domainB.com/ 
ProxyPassReverse http://www.domainB.com/ 
ProxyPassReverseCookieDomain domainB.com domainA.com

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